By combining responsible management, risk management and compliance functions and internal audits, organizations will go far in securing their data and systems, says PricewaterhouseCoopers Partner Carolyn Holcomb.
More malware attacks fueled by Citadel and Reveton are getting attention from federal authorities, which say banking institutions and consumers should be on high alert. What can institutions do to mitigate emerging malware risks?
At St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital in Mississippi, a proactive breach prevention strategy has dramatically reduced privacy violations involving nosy healthcare workers inappropriately accessing medical records.
People with good analytical backgrounds that understand regulatory compliance are in demand. Their counterparts - defenders of IT systems - will always be in demand.
"We need the tens of thousands that can manage those defenders and then we need 100,000 that are out there learning the trade, that are passionate...
Organizations allocating security budgets often place their efforts into areas that have no impact on business processes. That's one takeaway CTO Dwayne Melancon sees when evaluating the state of risk management today.
Increasingly, security and risk issues have the attention of boards of directors. What are the keys to discussing these topics with the board? John South, CSO of Heartland Payment Systems, shares tips.